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Educational Films
collection
4,271
ITEMS
3.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.7M
This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
Drive-In Movie Ads
collection
158
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.9M
Super short advertisements used during intermission at drive-in movie theaters during the 1950's and early 1960's to get people to consume junk food from the concession stand, may be viewed here. Warning: watching these ads may make you hungry!
Classic TV uploaded by HappySwordsman
collection
1,006
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.9M
Classic television programming. I believe the episodes I uploaded are public domain, though I could be mistaken on that. Includes shows from the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Australia. Shows range from the 1940s to 1970s. 
Topics: classic tv, television, Emperor, 1950s
Sci-Fi / Horror
collection
470
ITEMS
38M
VIEWS
collection
eye 38M
Science Fiction and Horror films: monsters and aliens, space and time travel, experiments gone wrong, unimagined disasters.
Silent Films
collection
1,252
ITEMS
21.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 21.5M
A collection of feature or short silent films uploaded by archive users.
Topic: silent films
The Video Cellar Collection
collection
232
ITEMS
5.4M
VIEWS
by The Video Cellar
collection
eye 5.4M
The Video Cellar is an eclectic collection of feature films, shorts, animations and TV shows. The collection contains all kinds of narrative, educational, documentary, advertising, instructional and government films and videos from all over the world. Many of the videos have been preserved digitally and are available for free here at the Internet Archive. The Video Cellar's mission is to collect and preserve forgotten and lost films, to make them freely available to the public and to promote...
Topics: educational, documentary
The Video Cellar Collection
by Ken Murray
movies
eye 27,197
favorite 65
comment 8
A collection of behind the scenes and home movies from the golden age of Hollywood. Hosted by Ken Murray with a Special appearance by Kirk Douglas. Features footage of: Eddie Albert, June Allyson, George K. Arthur, Mary Astor, Lew Ayres, Max Baer, Lucille Ball, Richard Barthelmess, Rex Bell, Edgar Bergen, Sally Blane, Humphrey Bogart, John Boles, Pat Boone, Eddie Borden, Hobart Bosworth, Clara Bow, William Boyd, Fanny Brice, Paul Brooks, Joe E. Brown, Johnny Mack Brown, Virginia Bruce, Rory...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Hollywood, Ken Murray, Movie Stars, TV Special, Home Movies, Behind the Scenes
Home Movies
collection
1,479
ITEMS
3.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.9M
This collection of home movies includes amateur films and videotapes from the collections of the Center for Home Movies and other home movie aficionados. This collection includes amateur productions, home movies and home videos of family activities, travelogues, dramas and a variety of homemade films from the last century, as well as ephemeral films about home movie making. In 2005, the Center for Home Movies was established as a non-profit corporation to administer Home Movie Day and to engage...
Topics: home movies, homemovies, home-movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 164,709
favorite 85
comment 8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 6,594
favorite 7
comment 0
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 10,342
favorite 7
comment 0
Big freedom bell rings in West Berlin on 1st anniv of Berlin Wall; checkpoints; U.S. army patrols in jeep; Brandt leads memorial services (partial newsreel).
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 10,707
favorite 13
comment 1
"Fort Slocum, NY: Modern 'Doughboys' doff their usual khaki and don, of all things, wome's clothes to star in their own version of 'Swing Fever.' Singing and dancing a la Broadway. You'll howl!" men dress as women for stage show (some sound) (partial newsreel)
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Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 9,818
favorite 6
comment 1
Louis Armstrong arrives in Congo, plays trumpet (partial newsreel)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 11,399
favorite 25
comment 2
(1) Mass protest against Vietnam war in Washington DC, on mall, across Potomac river to Pentagon, MPs with bayonets emerge from Pentagon, tear gas used, next day camp fires burn on the 2nd day of sitting-in (2) new turbo-jet transport plane by Germany (partial newsreel)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 14,585
favorite 12
comment 0
Whole issue on Friendship 7 Mercury space flight of John Glenn; Glenn getting ready, puts on space suit, walks to launch pad, 6 am EST, 10 months after Gagarin, gets into his capsule on top Atlas missile, rocket blastoff, animation of capsule turning around, go for 7 orbits, "actual pictures of Glenn in the capsule" and animations of Glenn's orbit around earth, destroyer Noah lifts capsule aboard, Glenn rests and then lifted aboard helicopter for flight to carrier USS Randolph...
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 16,984
favorite 22
comment 1
"Lakehurst, NJ: Thirty-five persons die and scores of others are injured as the mighty dirigible explodes three hundred feet over the landing field at the end of her first voyage of the season from Europe. A terrific burst of flame engulfs the stern of the ship and spreads with the rapidity of lightning to the bow. The inferno of blazing hydrogen gas cremates all living beings in its path, as the twisted skeleton of the balloon settles quickly to the ground. Rescue crews brave death to...
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Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 41,649
favorite 36
comment 4
(1) "The dramatic film history of the atom bomb test at Bikini! Pictures of the actual bomb drop! Blasted ships and the terrible destructive force of the world's fourth atom bomb! Universal Newsreel, in cooperation with the Army and Navy, presents the motion picture drama, 'Operation Crossroads.' This film record of the historical event shows in dramatic detail the various phases of the epochal experiment, from takeoff to the awful blast that destroyed or damaged more than half the ships...
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Universal Newsreels
collection
611
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.2M
In the pre-TV era, people saw the news every week in their neighborhood movie theaters. Newsreels were shown before every feature film and in dedicated newsreel theaters located in large cities. Universal Newsreel, produced from 1929 to 1967, was released twice a week. Each issue contained six or seven short stories, usually one to two minutes in length, covering world events, politics, sports, fashion, and whatever else might entertain the movie audience. These newsreels offer a fascinating...
Silent Films
movies
eye 658,249
favorite 75
comment 6
Charlie Chaplins 53rd Film Released July 10 1916 The Vagabond was a silent film by Charlie Chaplin and his third film with Mutual Films. Released in 1916, it co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Leo White and Lloyd Bacon. This film echoed Chaplin's work on The Tramp, with more drama mixed in with comedy. The story begins with Charlie, playing music to raise money, and instead finds the abused girl (played by Edna) living in a gypsy camp. As in The Tramp, he works on finding a way to help...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Silent Films
by Thomas Edison
movies
eye 309,732
favorite 156
comment 23
This is Edison's COMPLETE 1910 silent Frankenstein film.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews )
Topics: Edison, Silent, Horror, Frankenstein
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
image
eye 172
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Photographs, North and Central America, Albumen silver print, ca. 1860s, Albumen silver prints,...
California State Library
image
eye 105
favorite 1
comment 0
Matthew (Pat) S. Carli in cowboy outfit, South San Francisco, CA, ca. 1920. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- South San...